Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can I support the event?

Please consider sponsoring ($1,500 - $25,000), donating an auction item, making a monetary donation to support the event. A limited number of individual tickets are also available ($175).

Q: Does Dragonfly have a block of rooms at the hotel for the night?

Each year Dragonfly reserves a block of rooms at the Renaissance Hotel. Please check back later for more details and to reserve your room. 

Q: What should I wear? 

Our Grand Gala is a formal event (black tie optional).

Q: What transportation options are available? 

We hope everyone will drive responsibly, but if you are interested in alternate transportation options and are staying downtown, please check out the Cincinnati Bell Connector and Oggo

Q: Will valet parking be available?

No, but Music Hall has several adjacent parking garages. For more directions and parking information, please CLICK HERE

Q: Is there a theme to the evening?

This year's event is meant to celebrate the beginning of spring...a new horizon full of beautiful colors, florals, and brightness. At Dragonfly we work to bring happiness to families facing pediatric cancer. Guests are encouraged to wear colorful outfits that bring them joy. 

Q: Who created the design for spring horizons?

Carol MacConnell, an award winning oil painter. Her work will be available for bidding at the event. For more information please visit

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